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The horrible science show

  • Friday 12th August, 2022 – 6pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

...science with all the squishy bits left in. As author of the world famous 'Horrible Science' books, Nick Arnold knows more than a thing or two about the more disgusting and creepy corners of science. ...

How rewilding transforms the world

  • Tuesday 23rd August, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

...and the giant tortoises that are aiding the recovery of ecosystems throughout the Galápagos Islands.

An introduction to plasma physics

  • Thursday 25th August, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

...and the most abundant form of ordinary matter in the universe. It is mostly associated with stars, including the sun. As plasma physics research progresses, so does our understanding of plasma and...

Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science

  • Tuesday 30th August, 2022 – 11am
  • Anywhere

...science? Join us for the 6th Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science Annual Lecture. This year we are joined by Linzi Wilson-Wilde OAM, a renowned Professor of forensic science and Director o...

Superspy science: The world of James Bond

  • Thursday 1st September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Science and technology have always been central to the plots that make up the exciting world of James Bond, from the first book published in 1953 to the present day. Join Kathryn Harkup as she expl...

Wifi wars Debug XIV

  • Friday 2nd September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

Future-tech video gaming comedy show WiFi Wars returns to the Ri for another fun development night where they test out their newest toys and technology. Hosted by Steve McNeil from the hit TV show ‘Da...

The science of middle earth

  • Thursday 8th September, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

...and unforgettable character, and inventor of language was also a scientific autodidact. He was a botanist, paleontologist and geologist. Join Jean Sebastian and Loic Mangin and learn more about th...

What is the next global threat?

  • Tuesday 4th October, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

...and a panel of experts, as they discuss anti-microbial resistance, climate change, ecosystem and diversity loss, pollution and plastics. All of which have the capacity to change life as we know it. ...

Strange science with Dr Karl

  • Saturday 8th October, 2022 – 6pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

...and some all-round scintillating science with our favourite Australian science presenter. Dr Karl is famous the world over for his unique ability to communicate the whole world of science with humo...

The Huxleys: Revolutionising science, nature and culture

  • Monday 10th October, 2022 – 7pm
  • The Royal Institution, London

...and 20th centuries, the Huxley family profoundly reshaped how humans think about themselves and their effect on this planet. Join Alison Bashford, in conversation with Adam Rutherford, as they expl...